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Kent Fire and Rescue Service attends a range of incidents including fires, road crashes, flooding, rescues from height, mud or confined spaces. It also supports other agencies including Kent Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service and the Martime and Coastguard Agency on a regular basis.

The incidents shown on this page are just a sample of those which may be of interest to the public and media.

IncidentIncident detailsStart date and timeStop date and timeLocation of incidentNumber of fire engines
Barbecue sparks garden fire in AshfordFirefighters believe a spark from a barbecue accidentally set fire to a hedgerow of conifer trees, which spread to multiple sheds and fence panels in Ashford. Two fire engines were sent to the...01/06/2021 17:4301/06/2021 19:12Rylands Road, Kennington, Ashford2
Tree and rubbish fire in DartfordKent Fire and Rescue Service is issuing safety advice around accidental grass, crop and woodland fires after a bonfire spread to a nearby tree in Dartford. Two fire engines were sent to the incident...01/06/2021 13:2801/06/2021 14:12Grass Banks, Dartford2
Bedroom fire in SittingbourneKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a bedroom fire at a house in Samuel Drive, in Kemsley, Sittingbourne. Three fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus while...31/05/2021 17:5331/05/2021 18:47Samuel Drive, in Kemsley, Sittingbourne3
Brazier fire spreads to house in ChathamA family in Chatham called 999 after a small fire in brazier spread to their house and caused the roof to catch alight. Three fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene in Churchill...30/05/2021 17:2230/05/2021 18:43Churchill Avenue, Chatham3
Kitchen fire in ChathamA small kitchen fire was caused accidentally in Chatham after it’s believed cooking was left unattended. Two fire engines were sent to the house in Haig Avenue after food was left under the grill...30/05/2021 12:1430/05/2021 12:32Haig Avenue, Chatham2
Multiple sheds alight in WhitstableKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of multiple sheds alight in Acton Road, Whitstable. Two fire engines were sent to the scene and crews used hose reel jets to extinguish the...30/05/2021 00:0030/05/2021 00:32Acton Road, Whitstable2
Van fire in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a van alight in Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells. Two fire engines attended and crews wore breathing apparatus while using hose reel jets to...29/05/2021 12:5729/05/2021 13:46Grosvenor Road, Tunbridge Wells2
Crash in Tunbridge WellsKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a crash involving a van and motorbike on Church Road, in Tunbridge Wells. Two fire engines attended and crews used hydraulic equipment and...29/05/2021 12:2329/05/2021 13:18Church Road, Tunbridge Wells2
Dogs rescued from kitchen fire in StroodThree dogs were rescued from a bungalow after a toaster caught alight in the kitchen. Two fire engines were sent to the home in Millfordhope Road, in Strood, Rochester, and crews wearing...28/05/2021 21:3928/05/2021 22:39Millfordhope Road, in Strood, Rochester2
Outbuilding fire in DoddingtonKent Fire and Rescue Service was called to reports of a fire in an outbuilding near Norton Lane in Doddington, Sittingbourne. Three fire engines were sent to the scene, and crews wearing breathing...28/05/2021 12:5228/05/2021 13:52Doddington3
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